On Saturday, December 7, the museum store at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians will host an open house and sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All pottery and baskets will receive a fifteen percent discount and all other merchandise will receive a ten percent discount. The sale will continue through Monday, December 23.
Brenda Van Handel will demonstrate Native American style pottery techniques from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Natchez Powwwow chairman Chuck Borum and Grand Village director Lance Harris will lead demonstrations of Native American style beadwork techniques.
Other activities include a children’s craft corner. Refreshments will be served.
The Grand Village of the Natchez Indians was the main ceremonial mound center of the Natchez people from 1682 until 1730. The 128-acre National Historic Landmark features three mounds, a plaza, nature trail, museum, and store. Administered by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, the Grand Village is located at 400 Jefferson Davis Boulevard and is open free of charge to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sundays 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Call 601-446-6502 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Admission Cost: FREE